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Col. Jim P. Duong (right), 132d Wing (132 WG) outgoing Medical Group (MDG) commander and Col. Shawn D. Ford (left), commander 132 WG, pose for a photo during the exchange of the 132 WG MDG guidon during the change of command ceremony at the 132 WG MDG, Des Moines, Iowa on May 7, 2017. This action formally recognized Duong passing over the MDG commander role, where he served for five years. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Katelyn Sprott) Medical Group welcomes new commander
The 132nd Medical Group (MDG) at the 132nd Wing in Des Moines, Iowa welcomed a new commander on May 7, 2017, during a change of command ceremony.
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2017
The Multi-Gun Team Champions (Match 55) are The Iowa National Guard. Team members are: Sgt. First Class Paul Deugan, Staff Sgt. Karl Johnk, Tech. Sgt.  Matthew Waechter, Tech. Sgt. Micah Larson. Coach: SFC Paul Deugan. Match 55: The U.S. Army Multi-Gun Team Championship is an aggregate of the individual scores from Multi-Gun match 15. During the match competitors were required to demonstrate weapons proficiency with both the M9 pistol and the M16 rifle in timed, scenario driven stages. 132d Wing Airman places in top three at Small Arms Championship
Tech. Sgt. Matthew Waechter, 132d Operations Group, competed in the U.S. Army Small Arms Championship as part of the Iowa National Guard team at Fort Benning, Ga March 12-18.      Waechter and his three teammates (one other Airman and two Soldiers) took second place overall out of 35 teams competing. The teams consisted of active duty Army as well
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2017
On February 11, 2017, roughly 40 members of the 132nd Wing consisting of Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS), Safety and Finance participated in a 15 day Deployment for Training (DFT) opportunity at the 154th Wing, Hawaii Air National Guard (HANG) at Hickam Field, Hawaii. 132nd Wing trains in Hawaii to support future contingency operations
On February 11, 2017, roughly 40 members of the 132nd Wing consisting of Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS), Safety and Finance participated in a 15 day Deployment for Training (DFT) opportunity at the 154th Wing, Hawaii Air National Guard (HANG) at Hickam Field, Hawaii.“It is important for me, as a Logistics Planner, to ensure our unit members are
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2017
Senior Airman Eric Tate, 132d Fire Emergence Services, shows off a firetruck to visiting Cub Scouts, March 4, 2017, at the Des Moines Airbase, Iowa. Scouts from Iowa Pack 95 toured the base, learned about the Wing's missions and recieved safety demonstrations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael J. Kelly) Cub Scout Pack 95 visits the 132d Wing
13 Cub Scouts of Pack 95 visited the 132d Wing on Saturday March 4, 2017 to learn more about the Air National Guard’s role and mission.         The scouts toured the base, learned about the wing’s missions and received safety demonstrations from 132d Airmen.        “I wanted them to them gain some experience on how the military helps the nation and
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2017
Individual Ready Reserve Airman participate in the annual IRR Muster, June 24 at the 132nd Wing in Des Moines, Iowa. The purpose of the muster is to gauge how many IRR Airmen are available for emergency call-up. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael J. Kelly/Released) 132nd Wing hosts Individual Ready Reserve Muster
The 132nd Wing hosted a regional Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) Muster as part of the annual national call-up on June 24 at the Des Moines Airbase, Des Moines, Iowa.    Approximately 117 IRR members consisting of former Air Force Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve servicemembers attended the Muster. They traveled from all over the Midwest
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2016
Current members and alumni of the 132d Wing participate in the wing's 75th Anniversary celebration June 11, 2016, at the 132d Wing in Des Moines, Iowa. The celebration featured aircraft displays, bouncey houses, the Army band Sidewinders and numerous vendors. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael J. Kelly/Released) 132nd Wing celebrates its legacy during 75th anniversary celebration
    The 132nd Wing, Iowa Air National Guard celebrated its 75th anniversary on Saturday, June 11 at the Des Moines Airbase, Des Moines, Iowa.    The event, attended by hundreds of current Airmen, families and alumni, featured multiple static aircraft displays from different generations of flight, children's activities, a college fair, and a
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2016
Default Air Force Logo 132d Cyber Operations Squadron SATAF- "Best Seen To Date."
SATAF stands for Site Activation Task Force.  It's comprised of a team of functional experts from National Guard Bureau (NGB) or a MAJCOM. This past January the 132d COS was host to a SATAF. The SATAF team was made up of SME's from Facilities, Communications, Manpower, Operations, Training, Resources and Equipment.  Their purpose is to assist with
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2016
Default Air Force Logo SAPR Refresher Training keeps Victim Advocates up-to-date
          The Iowa National Guard hosted Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Refresher Training on March 3rd and 4th at Camp Dodge, Johnston, Iowa. The training was offered to allow SAPR Victim Advocates (VA) to attain their 16 hours of refresher training in order to maintain their Department of Defense Sexual Assault Advocate
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2016
Brig. Gen. Christopher Knapp, the Air National Guard Assistant to the Command Surgeon – Air Combat Command (right), Col. Jim Duong, the 132nd Medical Group Commander (center), and Chief Master Sgt. Kris Rode, 132nd Medical Group Superintendent (left), stand at attention during the presentation of the Outstanding Achievement in Innovation – Team Category Award for 2015 to the 132nd Medical Group “MEDHAWKS.” The Des Moines-based unit earned the national award following competition against the Air National Guard Medical Service’s other 88 Guard Medical Units. (Iowa National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew T. Doyle) 132nd Medical Group 'MEDHAWKS' garner national recognition through innovative medical care
DES MOINES AIRBASE, Iowa - The 132nd Medical Group "MEDHAWKS" were recognized with a national-level award at its base clinic during a recent visit by Brig. Gen. Christopher J. Knapp, the Air National Guard (ANG) Assistant to the Command Surgeon - Air Combat Command.The 132nd Wing received the Outstanding Achievement in Innovation - Team Category
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2016
Fitness Instructor Nick Jarosh demonstrates a kettle bell squat as members of the 132d Wing workout over drill weekend on Sunday, August 2, 2015. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael B. McGhee/Released) 
Civilian plays vital role in shaping 132d Wing
On the gym floor in the Exchange building Nick Jarosh, Fitness Instructor and Owner of Nick Jarosh Fitness, gives an encouraging shout, "let's get ready" as he walks by each airman smacking high fives as they warm-up before the start of the workout. Six years ago, Nick wasn't even thinking about having a regular workout program at the 132d Wing.
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2015
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